Tomahawk Essentials

September 8, 2015

Get the 411...Information at a Glance

Week at a Glimpse

Monday: No School


Tuesday:

10:30 Third Grade Literacy PLC

11:40 Fifth Grade Literacy PLC

1:10 Tornado Drill

2:15 First Grade Literacy PLC


Wednesday:

8:30-11:30 Administrative Meetings (Christy out of the building)


Thursday:

9:30 Fourth Grade Literacy PLC

12:45 Second Grade Literacy PLC


Friday:

9:30 Office Staff Meeting

12:45 Kindergarten Literacy PLC

Fingerprint Services

Fingerprint services for licensed staff who are renewing/upgrading their licenses will be available in the Human Resources Department on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm – 4:45pm. Staffs are asked to schedule a time in advance by visiting: http://departments.olatheschools.com/hr/hr-license-toolkit/

Licensed employees

Licensed employees who are managing their college hours and professional development points should remember two contacts:

Generate Loads of Wonder ~ Let it G.L.O.W.

Weekly Wonders

Tuesday: What type of blood do you have?

Wednesday: Why is the Statue of Liberty green?

Thursday: What is mustard made of?

Friday: What makes an animal a mammal?

Technology Spotlight

Mrs. Hardy has Fifth graders use iMovie to create trailers on how not to act in library.

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Kagan Korner

The Kagan Structure for September is Mix-Pair-Share. This is a great structure to use simultaneously with Timed- Pair-Share. As you plan lessons for September please incorporate Mix-Pair-Share. Directions are attached.